On May 20, Western President Sabah Randhawa held a Q&A where he addressed questions about Western Washington University’s plans for fall quarter. He was joined by Provost Brent Carbajal and vice president for enrollment and student services Melynda Huskey.
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Western Washington University will require COVID-19 vaccinations for students, faculty, and staff returning to campus for the 2021 school year.
In the weeks leading up to finals, the library is usually full of students preparing for exams. However, with the closing of campus and a necessity for remote learning, the library sits empty. Despite this, students are still finding ways to participate in study groups.
How has unpredictability surrounding fall quarter affected your registration for classes?
On March 23, a Facebook page called Not So Staged Readings made its first post. The post said the purpose of the page was to help organize live readings of plays streamed for free. On April 2, auditions for the group’s first play, Henrik Ibsen’s “Ghosts” was posted. Not So Staged Readings has since produced five plays.
Western students experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic can receive financial support from the Student Emergency Fund, a donation-based fund.
On March 30, over four months after the final production of “Mad About You,” the cast and crew joined together on a Zoom call to read a newly revised version of the script.